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‘Beasts Of No Nation’ Sweeps 12 Awards At 2015 GMA
 
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31-Dec-2015  
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Child actor Abraham Attah on stage to receive one of the awards
 
 
Multiple award winning movie ‘Beasts Of No Nation’ swept the most honours at the 2015 Ghana Movie Awards, held at the Accra International Conference Centre, on Wednesday December 30 2015.

The film which was shot entirely in Ghana and directed by Emmy award-winning film maker, Cary Joji Fukunaga won 12 awards on the night out of 15 nominations. The awards included 'Best Picture', Best Directing and Best Cinematography.

Hollywood actor Idris Elba who co-produced the movie won the award for Best Supporting Actor while the movie’s breakthrough child star, Abraham Attah picked up the awards for Best Actor in a leading Role and Discovery Of the Year.

Yvonne Nelson’s ‘If Tomorrow Never Comes’ was also a big winner, picking up Best Actress In A Leading Role for Yvonne Nelson and Best Actress in Supporting Role for Rebecca ‘Becca’ Acheampong.  ‘Freetown’ won Best Screenplay. Ghanaian international actress, Akosua Busia was also presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Below is the full list of winners

ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
Abraham Attah – Beasts of no nation

ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
Yvonne Nelson – If tomorrow never comes

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE

Idris EIba – Beasts of no nation

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Rebecca Acheampong (Becca) – If tomorrow never comes

COSTUME & WARDROBE
I do – Elikem Kumordzie

WRITING ADAPTED OR ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Freetown – Melissa Larson / Garrett batty

MUSIC ORIGINAL SCORE
Beasts of no nation – Dan Romer

MUSIC ORIGINAL SONG
Coz ov moni – Emmanuel Owusu Bonsu, Mensah Ansah

BEST EDITING

Beasts of no nation – Mikkel E. G. Nielsen

MAKEUP AND HAIRSTYLING
The cursed ones – Araba Ansah

VISUAL EFFECTS
Beasts of no nation – Kevin Bitters

PRODUCTION DESIGN
Beasts of no nation – Tony Tomety / Miles Kristian

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Beasts of no nations – Cary Joji Fukunaga

SOUND EDITING AND MIXING
Beasts of no nations – Geoffrey Patterson

DIRECTING
Beasts of no nation – Cary Fukunago

BEST PICTURE
Beasts of no nation – Tony Tagoe/ Danny Damah (Producers)

BEST ACTOR AFRICAN COLLABORATION
Deyemi Okanlawon – If tomorrow never comes

BEST ACTRESS AFRICAN COLLABORATION
Ini Edo – While you slept

DISCOVERY OF THE YEAR
Abraham Attah – Beasts of no nation

FAVOURITE ACTOR
Kwadwo Nkansah

FAVOURITE ACTRESS
Kyeiwaa (Rose Mensah)

BEST ACTRESS TV SERIES

Gloria Sarfo- Living with Trisha

BEST ACTOR TV SERIES

Funny Face – Cow and Chicken

BEST ACTOR SERIES

Cow and Chicken

BEST FOREIGN TV SERIES

La Gata
 
 
 
Source: Eugene Osafo-Nkansah/Peacefmonline.com/Ghana
 
 

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